Team Facts
  • Plays in Liiga
  • Full name Porin Ässät
  • Team colours Red + Black + White
  • Town Pori, FIN
  • Founded 1967

2014-2015 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#72 Arttu Kulmala (G) 25 1997 Tampere, FIN 6'1" 163 L
#40 Kimmo Meriläinen (G) 28 1993 Kajaani, FIN 6'2" 181 L
#34 Juuso Riksman (G) 44 1977 Helsinki, FIN 6'1" 190 L
#29 Rasmus Rinne (G) 31 1990 Hyvinkää, FIN 6'5" 209 L
DEFENSEMEN
#6 Esa Lindell (D) Dallas Stars 27 1994 Helsinki, FIN 6'3" 220 L
#58 Jyri Marttinen (D) 39 1982 Jyväskylä, FIN 6'0" 194 L
#9 Valtteri Parikka (D) 27 1994 Järvenpää, FIN 6'0" 187 L
#63 Patrik Parkkonen (D) 29 1993 Porvoo, FIN 5'9" 187 L
#47 Tapio Sammalkangas (D)   “A” 41 1980 Tampere, FIN 5'11" 205 L
#3 Garrett Stafford (D) 41 1980 Los Angeles, CA, USA 6'0" 185 R
#52 Ville Uusitalo (D)   “C” 42 1979 Espoo, FIN 5'11" 174 L
#8 Valtteri Viljanen (D) 27 1994 Pori, FIN 5'8" 163 R
#36 Anssi Virkki (D) 32 1989 Savonlinna, FIN 6'2" 209 L
#23 Teemu Vuorisalo (D) 26 1995 Pori, FIN 5'11" 179 R
FORWARDS
#21 Ville Ahlgren (RW) 28 1993 Pori, FIN 5'9" 176 L
#16 Sebastian Aho (C/LW) Carolina Hurricanes 24 1997 Rauma, FIN 6'0" 176 L
#81 Eero Elo (LW/RW) 31 1990 Rauma, FIN 6'4" 203 R
#22 Jake Hansen (RW) 32 1989 White Bear Lake, MN, USA 6'1" 168 R
#26 Mike Hedden (LW) 37 1984 Dunnville, ON, CAN 5'10" 185 L
#93 Henri Heino (C) 35 1986 Lahti, FIN 5'11" 198 L
#11 Tuomas Huhtanen (LW/RW) 34 1987 Noormarkku, FIN 6'1" 207 L
#33 Joonas Huovinen (C/RW) 27 1994 Oulu, FIN 5'11" 176 R
#44 Antti Kerälä (C) 34 1987 Hattula, FIN 6'0" 187 L
#37 Juha Kiilholma (C/LW)   “A” 39 1982 Pori, FIN 6'0" 192 L
#7 Jarno Kärki (C/LW) 27 1994 Pori, FIN 6'4" 216 L
#36 Oskari Lehtinen (LW) 27 1994 Turku, FIN 6'1" 198 R
#14 Sami Lähteenmäki (C/W) 32 1989 Loppi, FIN 6'1" 194 L
#31 Mika Niemi (C) 33 1988 Pori, FIN 6'1" 192 L
#20 Niko Ojamäki (RW) 26 1995 Pori, FIN 5'11" 185 R
#71 Michael Ryan (C/W) 41 1980 Boston, MA, USA 6'1" 187 L
#87 Aleksi Saarela (C/LW) Florida Panthers 25 1997 Helsinki, FIN 5'10" 201 L
#15 Mikael Saha (C/W) 26 1995 Loimaa, FIN 6'2" 185 L
#16 Austin Smith (RW) 33 1988 Dallas, TX, USA 5'11" 181 R
Position: G: 4, D: 9, F: 17 | Av Age: 25.23 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt: 189 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
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Arena Information
  • Arena Name Isomäki Areena
  • Location Pori, FIN
  • Capacity 6 443
  • Construction Year 1964
Games
Date Home Visiting Score League
2022-01-26T15:00:00+0200 TPS Ässät - Liiga
2022-01-22T15:00:00+0200 Ässät Lukko 2 - 5 Liiga
2022-01-15T15:00:00+0200 Sport Ässät 2 - 1 (SO) Liiga
2022-01-14T15:30:00+0200 Ässät Kärpät 1 - 4 Liiga
2022-01-12T17:00:00+0200 Jukurit Ässät 4 - 1 Liiga
2022-01-08T15:30:00+0200 Ässät Ilves 3 - 4 (OT) Liiga
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
01/18/2022
01/18/2022 Confirmed Leaving Juuso Walli (D) Leaving for Esbjerg Energy
01/18/2022 Loan Leaving Aleksi Matinmikko (D) Leaving for Hermes
01/17/2022
01/17/2022 Confirmed Leaving Jouka Juhola (F) Leaving for Nybro Vikings IF
01/14/2022
01/14/2022 Loan Leaving Rasmus Korhonen (G) Leaving for Hermes
01/14/2022 Loan Leaving Kalle Myllymaa (F) Leaving for Hermes
01/14/2022 Loan Leaving Samuli Aaltonen (F) Leaving for Hermes
01/14/2022 Loan Leaving Patrik Juhola (F) Leaving for Hermes
01/14/2022 Loan Leaving Jami Virtanen (F) Leaving for Hermes
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1992-1993 SM-liiga 48 22 8 18 - - 180 152 52 1.08 7 Bronze game loss
1993-1994 SM-liiga 48 25 7 16 - - 185 148 57 1.19 2 Quarterfinal loss
1994-1995 SM-liiga 50 20 11 19 - - 164 166 51 1.02 6 Bronze game win
1995-1996 SM-liiga 50 22 5 23 - - 140 160 49 0.98 7 Quarterfinal loss
1996-1997 SM-liiga 50 19 10 21 - - 171 182 48 0.96 7 Quarterfinal loss
1997-1998 SM-liiga 48 20 8 20 - - 163 156 48 1.00 7 Quarterfinal loss
1998-1999 SM-liiga 54 20 6 28 - - 152 178 46 0.85 10 Did not make playoffs
1999-2000 SM-liiga 54 14 9 31 - - 171 217 37 0.69 11 Did not make playoffs
2000-2001 SM-liiga 56 11 8 37 - - 141 228 30 0.54 13 Did not make playoffs
2001-2002 SM-liiga 56 13 10 33 - - 133 191 40 0.71 11 Did not make playoffs
2002-2003 SM-liiga 56 19 8 29 - - 125 154 50 0.89 10 Did not make playoffs
2003-2004 SM-liiga 56 17 12 27 - - 140 186 50 0.89 11 Did not make playoffs
2004-2005 SM-liiga 56 15 - 27 8 6 140 178 67 1.20 10 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2005-2006 SM-liiga 56 27 - 19 6 4 145 123 97 1.73 5 Final loss
2006-2007 SM-liiga 56 15 - 35 3 3 133 199 54 0.96 13 Did not make playoffs
2007-2008 SM-liiga 56 10 - 38 2 6 111 208 40 0.71 14 Did not make playoffs
2008-2009 SM-liiga 58 21 - 29 4 4 131 188 75 1.29 12 Saved in relegation
2009-2010 SM-liiga 58 18 - 29 7 4 151 170 72 1.24 13 Did not make playoffs
2010-2011 SM-liiga 60 30 - 12 11 7 176 132 119 1.98 2 Quarterfinal loss
2011-2012 SM-liiga 60 31 - 20 4 5 189 150 106 1.77 5 Quarterfinal loss
2012-2013 SM-liiga 60 27 - 20 8 5 160 130 102 1.70 4 Champion
2013-2014 Liiga 60 16 - 32 7 5 134 177 67 1.12 12 Did not make playoffs
2014-2015 Liiga 60 23 - 22 6 9 151 143 90 1.50 9 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2015-2016 Liiga 60 20 - 28 5 7 143 162 77 1.28 12 Did not make playoffs
2016-2017 Liiga 60 24 - 25 7 4 128 142 90 1.50 8 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2017-2018 Liiga 60 23 - 25 7 5 163 177 88 1.47 8 Quarterfinal loss
2018-2019 Liiga 60 9 - 38 7 6 117 199 47 0.78 15 Did not make playoffs
2019-2020 Liiga 59 24 - 35 4 8 141 170 76 1.29 9 Playoffs Cancelled
2020-2021 Liiga 58 15 - 28 6 9 150 193 66 1.14 12 Did not make playoffs
2021-2022 Liiga 38 8 - 21 4 5 81 116 37 0.97 13 -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1965-1966 European Cup 4 1 1 2 - - 10 15 - 0.00 5 Quarterfinal loss
1966-1967 Suomen Cup - - - - - - - - - -
1967-1968 European Cup 6 5 0 1 - - 33 18 - 0.00 5 Quarterfinal loss
1969-1970 Suomen Cup 3 3 - 0 - - 24 6 - 0.00 - Semifinal loss
1970-1971 Suomen Cup - - - - - - - - - - -
1971-1972 SovSport Cup 4 0 0 4 - - 5 30 0 0.00 5 Did not make playoffs
European Cup 0 0 0 0 - - 0 0 - 10 Eighth Final Loss
Expolaris Cup 5 0 0 5 - - 14 27 0 0.00 7 -
1978-1979 European Cup 1 1 0 0 - - 7 2 - 0.00 3 Promoted
European Cup 3 1 0 2 - - 9 22 2 0.67 Final group
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Niko Ojamäki (F) 2021-2022 Vityaz Podolsk KHL 48 29 14 43 6
2. Sebastian Aho (F) 2021-2022 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 35 17 25 42 14
3. John Lammers (F) 2021-2022 ESV Kaufbeuren DEL2 35 17 24 41 6
4. Ziga Jeglic (F) 2021-2022 Fischtown Pinguins DEL 38 14 25 39 26
5. Ville Korhonen (F) 2021-2022 Gherdëina AlpsHL 28 16 22 38 8
6. Nicolai Meyer (F) 2021-2022 Vienna Capitals ICEHL 34 15 23 38 8
7. Ty Rattie (F) 2021-2022 Timrå IK SHL 33 15 17 32 24
8. Kristian Kuusela (F) 2021-2022 Tappara Liiga 37 9 21 30 4
9. Aleksi Rekonen (F) 2021-2022 BIK Karlskoga HockeyAllsvenskan 32 5 23 28 6
10. Toni Henttonen (F) 2021-2022 STS Sanok Poland 31 14 13 27 14
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Arto Javanainen (F) 610 439 321 760
2. Kari Makkonen (F) 609 317 342 659
3. Tapio Levo (D) 620 232 258 490
4. Veli-Pekka Ketola (F) 318 211 245 456
5. Jari Korpisalo (F) 575 213 231 444
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Arto Javanainen (F) 610 439 321 760
2. Kari Makkonen (F) 609 317 342 659
3. Tapio Levo (D) 620 232 258 490
4. Jari Korpisalo (F) 575 213 231 444
5. Veli-Pekka Ketola (F) 318 211 245 456
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Kari Makkonen (F) 609 317 342 659
2. Arto Javanainen (F) 610 439 321 760
3. Tapio Levo (D) 620 232 258 490
4. Veli-Pekka Ketola (F) 318 211 245 456
5. Marko Kivenmäki (F) 451 108 232 340
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Pasi Peltonen (D) 827 69 234 1402
2. Jari Korpisalo (F) 575 213 444 891
3. Jari Levonen (F) 502 138 253 775
4. Tapio Sammalkangas (D) 492 26 80 679
5. Tapio Levo (D) 620 232 490 591
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Pasi Peltonen (D) 827 69 165 234
2. Tapio Levo (D) 620 232 258 490
3. Harry Nikander (D) 616 57 105 162
4. Arto Javanainen (F) 610 439 321 760
5. Kari Makkonen (F) 609 317 342 659
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Mark Jooris (F) 69 41 99 1.435
2. Veli-Pekka Ketola (F) 318 211 456 1.434
3. Christian Ruuttu (F) 105 47 139 1.324
4. Arto Javanainen (F) 610 439 760 1.246
5. Vladimir Vujtek (F) 50 27 58 1.160
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Arto Heiskanen (F) 1989-1990 I-divisioona 44 58 52 110 2.50 12
2. Arto Javanainen (F) 1989-1990 I-divisioona 36 59 39 98 2.72 30
3. Kari Makkonen (F) 1989-1990 I-divisioona 44 31 52 83 1.89 18
4. Aleksejs Frolikovs (F) 1989-1990 I-divisioona 43 28 53 81 1.88 12
5. Tapio Levo (D) 1989-1990 I-divisioona 44 32 47 79 1.80 33
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Arto Javanainen (F) 1989-1990 I-divisioona 36 59 39 98 2.72 30
2. Arto Heiskanen (F) 1989-1990 I-divisioona 44 58 52 110 2.50 12
3. Arto Javanainen (F) 1985-1986 SM-liiga 36 44 27 71 1.97 26
4. Arto Javanainen (F) 1980-1981 SM-liiga 36 37 27 64 1.78 40
5. Jari Levonen (F) 1989-1990 I-divisioona 43 37 26 63 1.47 86
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Aleksejs Frolikovs (F) 1989-1990 I-divisioona 43 28 53 81 1.88 12
2. Arto Heiskanen (F) 1989-1990 I-divisioona 44 58 52 110 2.50 12
3. Kari Makkonen (F) 1989-1990 I-divisioona 44 31 52 83 1.89 18
4. Veli-Pekka Ketola (F) 1978-1979 SM-liiga 36 23 49 72 2.00 66
5. Tapio Levo (D) 1989-1990 I-divisioona 44 32 47 79 1.80 33
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Matt Nickerson (D) 2005-2006 SM-liiga 36 5 8 13 0.36 236
2. Ben Blood (D) 2017-2018 Liiga 57 3 7 10 0.18 207
3. Pauli Levokari (D) 2004-2005 SM-liiga 49 2 2 4 0.08 181
4. Pasi Peltonen (D) 2006-2007 SM-liiga 54 7 19 26 0.48 179
5. Jyri Marttinen (D) 2013-2014 Liiga 56 4 7 11 0.20 160
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2021-2022 6'1" 190 lbs 25.13
2020-2021 6'1" 192 lbs 24.51
2019-2020 6'0" 188 lbs 24.47
2018-2019 6'0" 191 lbs 25.28
2017-2018 6'1" 196 lbs 25.73
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